MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, U.S. – MGEX said it has recorded the fifth-highest open interest total in its history following Jan. 22 activity, concluding the day at 81,598.

This is the sixth time this month the Exchange has seen a top 25 open interest figure, having done so on each of the past five trade dates. The open interest total has now reached its highest point since April 21, 2014, and has increased 12% in the last month. It is now less than 500 away from a new all-time record.